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news. this is news live from berlin hong kong police strike early firing tear gas to disperse an unsanctioned protest demonstrators again take to the streets in what they say is an emergency call to protect hong kong's autonomy also coming up. fans are jubilant as south africa or the new rugby world championships the south african side put on a dominant displaying outclassing england 3212 in the final it's south africa's 3rd world cup title. and as germany gets ready to celebrate 30 years since the wall
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came down a massive art from object is unveiled here in berlin thousands of colorful streamers with messages of love and peace. a michael thanks for joining us hong kong police have fired volleys of tear gas to disperse protesters filling the streets with clouds of noxious gas pro-democracy demonstrators set fire to street barricades in metro stations and vandalized targets linked to china protest against china's perceived meddling in hong kong's freedoms have now entered their 22nd straight week beijing has indicated it may now tighten its grip on the chinese territory. these protests as a furious even off to $22.00 straight weekends of demonstrate. this protest was
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dubbed an emergency call for increased autonomy. that they zhang says it will not tolerate any challenge to hong kong's system of government. the unrest started in victoria park on saturday a traditional venue for rallies and vigils all thought i think it is all about the 5 demands we cannot accept war unless. on a peaceful rally like today the police should not fire tear gas. but police work quick to use tear gas which pushed thousands of anti-government protesters towards the central business district and streets lined with banks and top end jewelry and fashion shows became a battlefield. this rally was not given official police commission as is required by lol dozens of arrests were made and yes another weekend protest in hong kong descended into chaos.
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phil is in hong kong covering today's crackdown charlotte police started firing tear gas pretty early on what's the effect been. get this passed around to take gas chamber and our own city that's running all the day but on the way they fired straight since with calm when people were gathering they believe that the protesters tried to free and that was the reason behind the rally the police didn't run mission for it they said that they would take part of the political gathering of that meeting at a district council elections later this month the police believe that story very differently i would think that it was on the on the rise phrase aspiring to take us into thousands of people as you heard on the streets particularly the shopping district where i'm standing right now from that dogs and cats and mouse game leaving between police and protesters is that a huge amount of tear gas on the streets at 6 he claimed that he praises you it
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still is something to gasify just a short time ago it's to clear this area has been quite strong crackdown from police day very keen to try and stop the spray system happening before it even really got a chance to get away. control it there's been almost 5 months to. disruption in hong kong at this point are there any signs the pro-democracy movements losing any momentum. streets fewer people coming out to the sequence of the streets every weekend just a few months ago when i run my set up to see. around the city not just the location i have seen nothing like it seems a lot of people don't buy that but it's happening. often we can the police will settle the line here it is a lot of priests getting pretty concerned about the coming arrested she should be
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arrested she's not been arrested he's crazy because that's not something that is easy the message is dying down and still a little split among people that respect for the free democracy that it was a lot of people running different ways to support them even without being on the front lines without taking on some of that. happening on the streets a lot of these proof democracy trade says to safety take it with my plans into this protest now this is the flight from hong kong teachers they figured out that if they can speak out when they. use trial the chelsea and kill in hong kong thank you . now to some of the other stories making news around the world an attack on a military post in northeastern mali has left $53.00 soldiers and one civilian dead authorities believe the assailants have links to the so-called islamic state and are likely to have fled toward the nearby border of within the share it's the 2nd major assault on the country's military in
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a month. protesters in iraq have taken over an abandoned building in baghdad as a focus for their dissent the growing movement began spontaneously weeks ago on social media with anger against government corruption and a demand for basic services. britain has announced a halt to fracking amid concerns about a true. during earthquakes prime minister boris johnson had previously backed it to cut the u.k.'s reliance on natural gas imports fracking involves extracting gas from rocks by drinking them up with water and chemicals at high pressure. chancellor angela merkel has wrapped up her 2 day visit to india on saturday merkel spoke to the indo german chamber of commerce the chancellor's trip focused on furthering economic cooperation between the 2 countries germany is set to spend over a 1000000000 euro zone green mobility projects as part of
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a partnership with india. d.j. abuse chief political editor. is covering engler merkel's visit she sent us this update on the chancellor's last day in india the german chancellor has chosen to cop components pounce on the soda powered metro station as a last stop before she heads back to its symbolic for germany's focus on the losses on our business potential japanese scenes here in india the issue of kashmir is something i'm going to raise as well that caused quite a stir when see you describe this situation of people that as unsustainable she also raised it with think is funny you know when the nobody at that point did that he remains unapologetic about his clampdown and that in these times when india is competing with china to become the most populous state the german hope is that it will take on more responsibility and if you set on that the world's largest
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democracy. well that counterweight in time do you political right. now south africa have won the rugby world cup the south africans defeated in going $30.00 to $12.00 in the final in yokohama japan sparking celebrations across the country in johannesburg the celebrations cost south africa's racial divide as blacks and whites came together to hail the country's 3rd world cup win and there was joy in soweto township where the victory at special significance after a sea of closely became the 1st black captain to lift the trophy for south africa also known as the springboks. earlier i talked to d.w. correspondent adrian crease in capetown i asked him how important this rugby title is to south africans. absolutely maybe you can hear tooting people moving around celebrating motorcades moving around all over the place this was such an important
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victory for the country and in the end of the day quite clear when i'm just coming from one of the many props and boston with totally overcrowded today and the mood there was of course very good people told me that this is exactly what this country needed after weeks of rather negative news that economy xenophobic attacks this is finally something positive getting out of south africa and it is a reason to celebrate and the captain of the team has said it's right after the match quite clearly said we have so many problems back home but we're showing the people now what we can achieve when we all stand together give us a sense of how this sport ranks compared to say football. i mean football still has a lot bigger supporter base i would say but rugby has been going through an interesting transformation it's been seen as the sports of the white minority of the white oppressed us during the time of apartheid but then in 1995 when nelson mandela was the president already the waltz cup took place right here in south
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africa in south africa one this was a unifying moment for this country that brought people together and many people are hoping that today is a similar situation. a regionally the perception is of the sport but south africa is looking more and more like a truly multi-racial squad do people there talk about the. well they do and it is still wide dominated but really as i said there was a tremendous transformation of the still ongoing but there's one person one character who really shows the this transformation and that is clearly the captain of the team the 1st black captain off the springboks sees such a strong role model for the kids see if he's somebody who stands for this new south africa not for the old one the young generation he's married to a white woman but he doesn't even want to talk much about this white black things anymore he says we just have to look forward and work together as a country and i think this is a very powerful and important message that this country needs of this point of time
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if you increase in south africa for us thank you so much. in the business leaders late game on saturday the 2 teams from berlin will lock horns in across town darby west berlin who have been a familiar presence in the top flight for decades will pay a visit to east berlin on the hosts are playing in their 1st ever season in the bundesliga making their showdown something truly special for the german capital. training ground has been abuzz with activity the newly promoted team is ready for the showdown with cross-town rivals hair. they beat fribourg in the german cup on tuesday and now it's time for the darby. and. he is a dumpy but this city is a bit more special i'm expecting an awesome encounter. speed i think it's important to find the right balance between being aggressive and staying cool or
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going to. coolness 30 years ago just days after the fall of the berlin wall thousands of fans from the east made the pilgrimage to olympic stadium to see 2nd division side hatta among them many only on supporters at the time it was a special east west fan friendship but what happens on the pitch will be the main focus in the 1st pundits league clash between the 2 clubs. despite all of the tension in both camps but at the end of the day it's all about keeping a cool head about trying to put in the best light as a city as a city at least to get. on saturday night at the out the 1st to die where lin will find out whether oneone or head to our number one in the german capital. it's been almost 30 years since the berlin wall came down bringing the divided city together celebrations are planned across the german capital for next weekend's
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anniversary and the centerpiece has just been unveiled. gansett fishing nad full of handwritten massachusetts contending memories and hopes and demands this art installation visions in motion as bar lines brandenburg aides commemorates the fall of the berlin wall the basic idea there's a physicality of it which is to create a surface that is the lightest possible that floats on the wind that creates this this feeling of. something happening that's bigger than yourself you know we're all aware of the wind on our on our skin and you feel it in your hairs in your skin and you know it's happening but become if you become used to it it's like that's just what's there but when you can see it and sense it and hear it and feel it coming and all of a sudden you're aware of a bigger presence around sharon was eager to involve as many people as possible in the workforce installation the organizers collected massachusetts on line on the
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streets and workshops with students. this piece of art here is made out of 30000 masses just from people from all over the world explaining what the fall of the virgin wall 30 years ago means to them and what they think should be different today. visions in motion seeks to honor the protests in east germany and 989 through the massachusetts demonstrators put on their posters demanding freedom and the demolition of the barrier that for so long divided this city that call is one the overnight as this art installation feel has to be expressed loudly again $77.00 often are not we're doing this because we're living in a time when walls are going up again in other parts of the world and because we want to and must confront what we're ready to stand up for today and so i know that's morning according to many of the mass it is people want to 5 from our mutual understanding around the world individual thoughts that like here turn into
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a wife that will bring some color to a typical november. coming up next more. deaths all happening much of it coming from. your link to news from africa the world nor link to exceptional stories and discussions anyone will come to the division suffering program tonight from fun to meet from one uses easy town while woodside the demo to come smash africa join us on facebook at g.w. africa.


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